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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2831

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a web page with embedded CLSIDs that reference certain COM objects that are not intended for use within Internet Explorer, aka a variant of the "COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2127.
Publish Date : 2005-12-14 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Server 2003 COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1475 windows
Server 2003,SP1 COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1543 windows
Win2K,SP4 COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1558 windows
Win2K/XP,SP1 COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1597 windows
WinXP,SP1 (64-bit) COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1520 windows
WinXP,SP2 COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1426 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2831

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 11

- References For CVE-2005-2831
XF win-com-activex-execute-code(23453)
MS MS05-054
VUPEN ADV-2005-2909
VUPEN ADV-2005-2867
CERT TA05-347A
BID 15827 Microsoft Internet Explorer COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-13
SECTRACK 1015348

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2831

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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